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What Need Forgiveness?

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Recently a question was asked about understanding of forgiveness from a Ch’an perspective. An aspiring Ch’an adept would learn soon enough that this is a totally meaningless question. For instance, the Diamond Sutra would ask, “Forgiveness from what and for … Continue reading

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O’ Wanderer, Turn-About and Save Thyself

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  Reciting the four Bodhisattva Vows (Yampolsky) “Now that you have already taken refuge in the threefold body of Buddha, I shall expound to you the four great vows. Good friends, recite in unison what I say: ‘I vow to … Continue reading

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